Governorship’s Circular on the Prevention of Violence Against Women – Antalya Valiliği’nden Kadına Yönelik Şiddetin Önlenmesine Dair Genelge

The Governorship of Antalya has issued a circular on the prevention of violence against women, prepared as a set of suggestions by the Antalya Bar Association Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Board based on the Istanbul Convention. The circular has been sent to municipalities and 69 public insitutions. The circular makes direct reference to the …

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CSSP News: Successful training in Ankara on use of Istanbul Convention & GREVIO shadow reports for lobbying & advocacy

April 4, 2018 – From March 29th-30th, the training on the Istanbul Convention and GREVIO Shadow Reports as tools of advocacy and lobbying for CSOs was held in Ankara, Turkey. The training was organized by Turkish CSSP regional partner Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı – The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity in cooperation with WAVE. The first day …

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Take Five: “Most services for refugees in Turkey are gender-blind”

Yelda Şahin Akıllı, Project Coordinator at the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity. Photo: Courtesy of FWS The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity (FWS) is an independent women’s organization dedicated to fighting violence against women, especially domestic violence and trafficking of women. The FWS opened Turkey’s first independent Women’s Counselling Centre in 1991 and its first independent shelter …

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Women’s groups discuss how to integrate intersectional approaches for ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Photo: UN Women Twenty-five women representing different marginalized groups from the Western Balkans and Turkey met in Istanbul to discuss how to better integrate an intersectional approach into their work on ending violence against women.

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Women’s groups discuss how to integrate intersectional approaches for ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Twenty-five women representing different marginalized groups from the Western Balkans and Turkey met in Istanbul to discuss how to better integrate an intersectional approach into their work on ending violence against women.

Read more Women’s groups discuss how to integrate intersectional approaches for ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey